Definition of information

The information is organized data, which constitutes a message on a phenomenon or event. The information allows to solve problems and make decisions, given that its rational use is the basis of knowledge. Another perspective tells us that the information is a phenomenon that gives meaning to things since it forms patterns of human thought through codes and data sets.
There are several species that communicate through transmission of information for their survival; the difference in the case of human beings, lies on its ability to generate codes and equipped with complex meanings symbols, which follow the common language on behalf of conviviality in society.
Data are perceived through the senses and, once built, they will eventually generate the information required to produce knowledge. Considered that wisdom is the ability to correctly judge when, how, where and for what purpose are used the knowledge acquired.
FROM after the subject matter experts, there is an indissoluble relationship between the information, data, knowledge, thought and language.
Over time, the means of storage and access to information have evolved. In the middle ages, the main heritage was in the libraries of monasteries. From the modern era, thanks to the birth of the press, the books began to be manufactured in series and the first newspapers have emerged.
Already, in the 20th century (television, radio) mass media occurred as well as the digital tools following the development of the Net.